Hundreds of alumni celebrate BU Homecoming

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) alumni wrapped up four days of Homecoming celebrations on the weekend. The 2017 Homecoming was BU’s largest in several years, with more than 200 people attending Saturdays’ Dinner and Awards at Harvest Hall. Additionally, hundreds more took part in the Dick and Verda McDonald Sports Wall of Fame Brunch and […]

Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre on exhibit at BU

BRANDON – A travelling exhibit of images from the former Brandon Indian Residential School will be on display for the public in the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University (BU) until Friday, Oct. 20. The Brandon Indian Residential School Mobile Learning Centre is designed to educate and promote next steps on the journey of […]

Brandon University improves in 2018 Maclean’s magazine rankings

Where Brandon did best Brandon is ranked as one of 19 “primarily undergraduate” universities by Maclean’s magazine. Student/Faculty Ratio BU ranked No. 1 in the country, with 12 students per faculty member. This is the best score of any institution in all categories. Social Studies and Humanities Grants BU ranked No. 6 in the country […]

Elder Doris Pratt to receive BU Senate Lifetime Achievement Award at Homecoming

BRANDON – Doris Pratt will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Brandon University (BU) Senate this weekend during BU’s Homecoming celebration. This year’s expanded Homecoming festivities begin tonight, and Pratt will be recognized at the annual Homecoming Dinner and Awards banquet on Saturday. An Elder from Wikoza Wakpa (Sioux Valley Dakota Nation), she is […]

Good as gold: Brandon University kicks off 50th anniversary year

Brandon University is celebrating a golden anniversary all this year, marking 50 years since the transition from Brandon College to Brandon University. “When we were chartered as Brandon University, we took a significant and ambitious step in our continuing growth. It was a period of progress, with new buildings and new programs laying the foundations […]

Brandon University mourns passing of longtime professor and renowned mathematician Dr. Susan Roddy

The Brandon University community is saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Susan Roddy. Dr. Roddy was a long-standing member of the Department of Mathematics, where she taught set theory, algebra and advanced integration. “Dr. Roddy will be remembered and missed for her valuable contributions to the Brandon University community,” said Acting Dean of […]

BU graduate participating in residency in France

The Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art is delighted to celebrate Colleen Granger (Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2016, Honours Painting) as the first Brandon University (BU) participant in its graduate exchange program with the École supérieure d’arts et medias de Caen/Cherbourg in the Normandy region of France. Granger was selected from a group of BU […]

BU professor honoured at herpetology conference

BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Pamela Rutherford got more than she expected out of the Canadian Herpetological Society (CHS) Annual Conference, held this month at Brandon University (BU). Rutherford, the Chair of BU’s Department of Biology, was also the recipient of the prestigious Blue Racer Award. Named after an endangered type of snake, the Blue Racer […]

Special Pro Series concert to open BU Homecoming

BRANDON, Man. — The Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s Pro Series has a special treat planned for Homecoming Weekend guests. On Thursday, Oct. 12, two of the School of Music’s talented musicians will give a concert to kick off this year’s edition of the BU Homecoming Weekend. Saxophonist Greg Gatien, who is the Dean […]

‘Great Chemistry’ reaction excites students, community

With September having drawn to a close, Western Manitoba’s two post-secondary institutions are thrilled with the reaction to this year’s “Great Chemistry” campaign to welcome students for the fall term. Businesses, community organizations, staff, faculty, and many more enthusiastically embraced the campaign again this year. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural initiative, Assiniboine […]

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